Wish you could find something positive to do with your time? Want an alternative to hanging out with friends that make you uncomfortable or that aren't such a great influence?
A Healthy Lynnfield encourages young people to participate in prosocial activities--meaningful endeavors that support positive decision making and self-esteem. Here are some ways to do that:
Find Volunteer Activities near you:
Find outdoor activities:
Learn about exercise classes and staying active:
Looking for a cool site to learn about drugs and alcohol? Need information for a school report from a credible source? Or maybe you want to help a friend? The following sites have youth-friendly information about drug and alcohol prevention:
The 84: A statewide youth-driven anti-tobacco campaign
The Real Cost : A Tobacco Site
Above the Influence: A national media campaign and great site for positive motivation!
The Cool Spot: The younger teens spot for alcohol and drug information.
NIDA for Teens : The National Institute for Health site for teens. Get the research!
Just Think Twice: A site provided by the U.S. Drug Enforcement Agency.
Check out all of the programs and activities offered by the Lynnfield Recreation Department!
Hear from actual teens how the COVID-19 pandemic has impacted their lives - in both positive and negative ways.
The teenage years are the most important time for brain development!
Watch the video to learn how teens can protect their brains.
Check out this great video
Produce by the Middlesex Partnership for Youth.